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Perspectives

2019 Higher Education Industry Outlook

Trends in change and modernization in higher education

The Deloitte Higher Education leadership team shares their thoughts on what to expect to see in higher education in 2019. In this year's higher education industry outlook, we explore four areas we consider important for higher education institutions today: cloud readiness, strategic risk management, identity and access management, and mergers and acquisitions.

Leaders in the industry should begin exploring new opportunities to help them meet the evolving needs centered around the higher education institution.

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Four important higher education industry trends

Deloitte's Higher Education practice

Deloitte is dedicated to advancing the mission of higher education by working hands on with institutions nationwide to achieve lasting, impactful, and measurable results. We understand no two higher education institutions are alike and that every issue can have broad implications. This is why our approach is designed for flexibility, collaboration, and start-to-finish support. Our team consists of former higher education administrators, leaders, and specialists in the field, complemented by Deloitte's world-class technology capabilities. We provide services focused on student experience, technology transformation, financial and operational efficiency, organizational leadership, and cybersecurity. Learn more Deloitte's Higher Education practice.

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Center for Higher Education Excellence

Deloitte's Center for Higher Education Excellence produces groundbreaking research to help colleges and universities navigate these challenges and reimagine how they achieve excellence in many aspects of the academy: teaching, learning, and research. Through forums and immersive lab sessions, we engage the higher education community collaboratively on a transformative journey, exploring critical topics, overcoming constraints, and expanding the limits of the art of the possible. Learn more about Deloitte's Center for Higher Education Excellence.

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In today’s rapidly evolving marketplace environment, key business issues are converging with impacts felt across multiple industry sectors. What are the key trends, challenges, and opportunities that may affect your business and influence your strategy? Look for more perspectives and insights from some of Deloitte’s forward thinkers.

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Higher Education Practice contacts and contributors

Jeffrey Bradfield
National Higher Education Practice Leader
Deloitte Consulting LLP
+1 312 486 5230

Roy Mathew
Higher Education Technology Leader
Deloitte Consulting LLP
+1 408 704 4527

Scott Friedman
Higher Education Strategy and Operations Leader
Deloitte Consulting LLP
+1 215 789 2753

Mark Ford
Principal
Deloitte & Touche LLP
+1 312 486 5230

Betty Fleurimond
Managing Director
Deloitte Services LP
+1 202 492 1453

Cole Clark
Managing Director
Deloitte Services LP
+1 703 626 4755

Richard Rudnicki
Managing Director
Deloitte & Touche LLP
+1 313 401 5263

Cynthia Vitters
Managing Director
Deloitte & Touche LLP
+1 571 424 0046

Megan Cluver
Senior Manager
Deloitte Consulting LLP
+1 802 281 2979

Peter Rubow
Senior Manager
Deloitte Consulting LLP
+1 916 288 3290

Jake Braunsdorf
Manager
Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP
+1 202 304 8059

 

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